Our Chief Executive Officer

Philip A. Chianetta


Philip Chianetta is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SAL Electric Company, Inc. He is a second generation President/CEO of the company, following the footsteps of his father Salvatore Chianetta, who founded the company in 1969.

A Jersey City native, Mr. Chianetta attended Monmouth University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

After graduating from Monmouth University in 1988, he started his career as a truck driver working in the warehouse for the company. In 1990, he entered into the Joint Apprentice Training Program for IBEW Local #164 where he was an apprentice for 5 years. Mr. Chianetta has successfully performed in all positions within the electrical contracting industry, including: General Foreman, Foreman, Journeyman, Estimator, Chief Estimator, and Vice President, and currently serves as the company’s President/CEO. Mr. Chianetta is admirable and reputable in this industry because he is a hands on leader involved in every project from the bid process up until completion.

Mr. Chianetta is the current Chairman of the Board for IBEW Local 164 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, Chairman of NECA Education Committee, Committee Member of IBEW NECA Alliance Core Curriculum Committee, and also serves on the Government Affairs Committee for NECA, northern New Jersey Chapter. Mr. Chianetta’s past accomplishments include: A Committee Member of the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Council and serving on the National Advisory Board for the National JATC-NTI conference at the University of Michigan.